Something about butterflies seems to spark curiosity and awe in people of all ages… The caterpillar-turned-butterfly is one of the most spectacular wonders of nature. Read More

Thursday, May 28, 2020|Citizen Science|

Plant for Pollinators

Take a moment of pause the next time you’re outside and you may notice a recent increase in activity from some of your busiest (and Read More

Tuesday, May 19, 2020|Citizen Science|

Bumble Bee Watch

Did you know that bees and other pollinators are an important part of our environment? In fact, bees and other pollinators ensure we have food Read More

Wednesday, May 13, 2020|Citizen Science|

Animal Observations

As the weather warms and animals continue to become more active, why not consider observing their behavior? You can even do this activity with any Read More

Tuesday, May 5, 2020|Citizen Science|

Weather Monitoring

If you have a budding meteorologist in your family or are looking for a way to participate in community science, look no further! The Community Read More

Wednesday, April 29, 2020|Citizen Science|


Spring has sprung and despite some occasional snow, birds are starting to migrate back to Minnesota! Their cheery songs and color are a delightful reminder Read More

Wednesday, April 15, 2020|Citizen Science|


Have you started to notice signs of spring in your neighborhood? If so, you might be an amateur phenologist! Phenology is the study of seasonal Read More

Wednesday, April 8, 2020|Citizen Science|

FrogWatch USA

FrogWatch USA is a citizen science project of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) whereby individuals and groups can learn about wetlands and help Read More

Wednesday, April 8, 2020|Citizen Science|